Convoy HX.276

Departed from NYC on 22 January 1944.
Arrived Liverpool on 7 February 1944.
Hague's records contain 76 merchants and 24 escorts (73 ships TDS)
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Vessel
Pdt.
Tons
Built
Cargo
Notes
ABNER DOUBLEDAY (US)
126
7,176
1942
GENERAL, GRAIN, EXPL EX HALIFAX
 
ABRAHAM CLARK (US)
111
7,176
1942
GENERAL
 
ABRAHAM LINCOLN (Nor)
71
5,740
1929
GENERAL, EXPL, A/C
 
AGWISTAR (US)
124
4,661
1919
GENERAL
RETURNED
ALCOA LEADER (US)
46
5,041
1919
GENERAL, LUMBER EX HALIFAX
 
AMASTRA (Br)
63
8,031
1935
USN FUEL
MAC SHIP
AQUAMARINE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 06/02 - 07/02
ASSINIBOINE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 28/01 - 06/02
BATTLEFORD 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 24/01 - 25/01
BEAVERHILL (Br)
33
10,041
1928
GRAIN, GENERAL, EXPL EX HALIFAX
 
BELVA LOCKWOOD (US)
121
7,176
1943
GENERAL
 
BENJAMIN LUNDY (US)
96
7,176
1943
GENERAL, EXPL, STORES EX HALIFAX
 
BRITISH DILIGENCE (Br)
44
8,408
1937
PETROL
 
CAESAR RODNEY (US)
21
7,191
1942
GENERAL
 
COPTIC (Br)
43
10,629
1928
FRIG, GENERAL
 
DAN BEARD (US)
12
7,176
1943
GENERAL, A/C
 
DAVID F HOUSTON (US)
135
7,176
1943
GENERAL, A/C
RETURNED
DONACILLA (Br)
73
8,113
1939
LUB OIL
 
EDWARD KAVANAGH (US)
101
7,176
1944
GENERAL, A/C
RETURNED AFTER COLLISION EMPIRE MANOR
EDWARD P ALEXANDER (US)
 
7,201
1943
GENERAL EXPL EX ST JOHNS NF
fitted with AND
EL ALETO (Br)
52
7,203
1927
FFO
ESCORT OILER, 60 SPARE DCs
EL MUNDO (Pan)
93
6,035
1910
GENERAL
 
ELIHU ROOT (US)
36
7,176
1943
GRAIN, GENERAL EX HALIFAX
 
ELK ISLAND PARK (Br)
116
7,136
1943
GENERAL, EXPL EX HALIFAX
fitted with AND
ELMER A SPERRY (US)
85
7,176
1942
GRAIN, GENERAL, EXPL
 
EMPIRE MACANDREW (Br)
65
7,952
1943
GRAIN
MAC SHIP
EMPIRE MANOR (Br)
91
7,017
1943
FRIG, GENERAL INCL GOLD
COLLISION WITH ED KAVANAGH 27.1
FINDHORN 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 03/02 - 05/02
FORESTER 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 27/01 - 06/02
FORT BRUNSWICK (Br)
26
7,141
1944
GRAIN, STORES, AFVs EX HALIFAX
fitted with AND
FORT SALEESH (Br)
76
7,168
1943
GENERAL, LUMBER
 
FREDERIC REMINGTON (US)
122
7,181
1943
EXPL, GENERAL
 
FREDERICTON 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 27/01 - 06/02
GEORGE DURANT (US)
16
7,176
1943
GRAIN, GENERAL EX HALIFAX
fitted with AND
GEORGE WHITEFIELD (US)
115
7,176
1943
GENERAL, A/C
fitted with AND
GEORGE WYTHE (US)
136
7,191
1942
GENERAL EX HALIFAX
 
GODAFOSS (Ice)
15
1,542
1921
GENERAL
 
HALIFAX 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 27/01 - 06/02
HARRY PERCY (US)
14
7,244
1943
GENERAL
fitted with AND
J D ROSS (US)
95
7,176
1943
GENERAL
 
JESSE APPLEGATE (US)
92
7,176
1942
EXPL, GENERAL
 
JOHN A DONALD (US)
35
7,176
1943
EXPL, GENERAL
fitted with AND
JOHN F APPLEBY (US)
134
7,181
1942
GENERAL, A/C
 
JOHN F STEFFEN (US)
22
7,176
1943
EXPL, GENERAL
 
JOHN GORRIE (US)
104
7,176
1943
EXPL, GENERAL, A/C
 
JOHN PHILIP SOUSA (US)
131
7,225
1943
GENERAL, A/C
 
JOHN RUTLEDGE (US)
51
7,181
1942
 
 
JOHN S MOSBY (US)
132
7,225
1943
GENERAL, A/C
 
JOHN SHARP WILLIAMS (US)
24
7,176
1943
GENERAL
 
JOHN W GATES (US)
84
7,244
1943
GENERAL
fitted with AND
JOSHUA W ALEXANDER (US)
86
7,176
1943
GENERAL, EXPL EX HALIFAX
fitted with AND
KANSAN (US)
13
4,870
1918
GENERAL, A/C
 
KARAMEA (Br)
32
10,530
1928
FRIG
 
KENOGAMI 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 22/01 - 27/01
KENORA 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 22/01 - 26/01
LAURENT MEEUS (Bel)
103
6,429
1930
PARAFFIN, PETROL
 
LORD DELAWARE (US)
41
7,200
1942
GENERAL
 
LOSSIE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 03/02 - 05/02
LOUIS D BRANDEIS (US)
42
7,200
1943
EXPL, GENERAL
RETURNED
LUCIEN B MAXWELL (US)
 
7,244
1943
SUGAR, GENERAL, A/C EX ST JOHNS
fitted with AND
MARINA RASKOVA (US)
114
7,176
1943
GENERAL, A/C, ALCOHOL
 
MARIT II (Nor)
94
7,417
1922
FUEL OIL
 
MARTIN VAN BUREN (US)
34
7,176
1943
EXPL, GENERAL, A/C
fitted with AND
MATTHEW T GOLDSBORO (US)
25
7,177
1943
GENERAL, A/C
 
MEDINA (US)
75
5,426
1914
PETROL, STEEL, GENERAL
 
MINNESOTAN (US)
 
5,202
1912
GENERAL, MACHY, MT EX ST JOHNS
 
MOLDA (Nor)
54
5,137
1937
EXPL, GENERAL, A/C
 
MONTEVIDEO (Nor)
45
4,639
1928
EXPL, GENERAL
 
NATHANIEL BACON (US)
123
7,176
1942
GENERAL, A/C
 
NICANIA (Br)
74
8,179
1942
PETROL
fitted with AND
PACIFIC EXPORTER (Br)
112
6,734
1928
GRAIN, GENERAL EX HALIFAX
 
PAN SCANDIA (Nor)
53
9,816
1931
GAS OIL, A/C
ESCORT OILER
PHILIP F THOMAS (US)
31
7,176
1943
GENERAL, STEEL
 
PORT ALMA (Br)
81
8,400
1928
FRIG, GENERAL
 
POSTILLION 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 27/01 - 06/02
RETALLICK 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 27/01 - 06/02
ROBERT FULTON (US)
55
7,176
1941
GENERAL A/C
 
ROBERT M LA FOLLETTE (US)
133
7,191
1943
GENERAL, A/C
 
ROBIN TUXFORD (US)
61
7,101
1941
GENERAL
 
ROTHER 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 03/02 - 05/02
ROYALIST 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 03/02 - 05/02
SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN (US)
82
7,194
1943
GENERAL
RETURNED
SHEDIAC 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 22/01 - 27/01
SKARAAS (Nor)
72
9,826
1936
PETROL, OIL
ESCORT OILER
SKIENSFJORD (Nor)
102
5,922
1922
EXPL, GENERAL
 
SOUTHERN SPRAY 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 06/02 - 07/02
SPEY 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 03/02 - 05/02
ST LAURENT 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 27/01 - 06/02
STEPHEN F AUSTIN (US)
113
7,176
1942
GENERAL
 
THE PAS 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 24/01 - 25/01
THOMAS HARTLEY (US)
23
7,176
1942
GENERAL
 
THOMAS WOLFE (US)
125
7,198
1943
GENERAL, EXPL
 
TILAPA (Br)
11
5,392
1928
METAL, MEAT EX HALIFAX
 
TONGARIRO (Br)
56
8,720
1925
GENERAL, MEAT EX HALIFAX
 
TUNGSHA (Nor)
57
5,506
1924
GENERAL EX HALIFAX
RETURNED
VOCO (Br)
83
5,090
1925
LUB OIL
60 DCs
WALLACEBURG 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 24/01 - 28/01
WEAR 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 03/02 - 05/02
WILLIAM CROMPTON (US)
105
7,218
1943
DIESO
 
WILLIAM N PENDLETON (US)
106
7,244
1943
GENERAL, EXPL EX HALIFAX
 

Additional notes by Arnold Hague and co-workers for convoy HX.276:

    WLE W8 SOE SHEDIAC, HX LOCAL SOE BATTLEFORD, OCEAN C1 DOE ASSINIBOINE, SUPPORT 10EG SOE SPEY, UK LOCAL SOUTHERN SPRAY, AQUAMARINE
    ROYALIST IN SUPPORT 3/4.2.44
    WALLACEBURG RELIEVED SHEDIAC AS SOE ON JOINING. POSTILLION (ADDL FOR PASSAGE) REFUELED AT HORTA. RETALLICK ALSO ADDL FOR PASSAGE
    COMMODORE: Capt J O DUNN RD RNR IN ABRAHAM LINCOLN
    VICE COMMODORE: SHIP'S MASTER IN KARAMEA
Data supplied by Don Kindell, extracted from the late Arnold Hague's papers with the kind permission of Mrs. Gill Hague.